University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: C674A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qianlong
Early Date: 1736
Late Date: 1795
Section:Asian
Materials:Jade
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from Wanamaker's Department Store; subscription of Eldridge R. Johnson, 1927

Description

Green jade table screen. One of a pair (C673-674). Qianlong period. Front scene depicts the Eight Daoist Immortals paying homage to Shou Lao, the God of longevity. A poem is inscribed on the reverse next to a phoenix. Qianlong period.


Bibliography:

[Article] Lyons, Elizabeth. 1978. Chinese Jades: The Role of Jade in Ancient China: An Introduction to a Special Exhibition at The University Museum. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 20 (3): 4-20. : Page/Fig./Plate: 10, Fig. 11View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Fernald, H. E. 1928. The George Byron Gordon Memorial Collection of Chinese Objects in Jade, Crystal, Lapis Lazuli and Coral. The Museum Journal. Volume XIX (No. 1): 35-71. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 45, 47View Objects cited in this Publication

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